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History of the Elgin City v Stranraer fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Stranraer at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. There have only been 1 against the opposition from the 4 matches played by the City.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, where Stranraer annihilated the City 0-5 in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 27 FebElgin City0-5StranraerSCD3
2007/2008Sat 09 FebStranraer0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 29 SepStranraer3 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 10 AprElgin City0 - 0StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 24 JanStranraer6 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 29 NovElgin City1 - 3StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 20 SepStranraer4 - 3Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Stranraer's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the The Blues pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 47 points from their 33 games so far. Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 58 points from 33 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are starting to turn Borough Briggs into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Stranraer Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.